GOLF: Double Belton Woods wins for Wendy
Belton Woods’ Wendy Stewart contested two matches and won both last week.
In the Jan McCullough Trophy greensomes competition, Wendy triumphed with partner Jackie Wilson (pictured) with 72 points.
Wendy was also victorious in the October Stableford which she won with 35 points in the Silver Division. The Bronze Division was won with 33 points by Carole Stothard.
Belton Woods 6
Greetham Valley 2
Pat Stanford and John Sabin won 1 up, Colin Musson and Peter Bishop lost 5-4, Colin Thornton and John Bratt won 1up, Ken Claxon and George Forbes won 4-3, Ray Woodcock and Ian Nisbet won 6-5, Mike Gulliford and Gary Waterfield won 3 2, Norman Tidy and Gordon Scott won 6-5, John Browne and Dave Inglis lost 7-6.
Scratch competition: 0-18 handicap – 1 Ken Claxon 85, 2 Roger Hanratty 88, 3 Denny Pang 89 ocb, 4 Dave Toule 89, 5 Pat Stanford 93 ocb, 6 John Williams 93; 19-28 handicap – 1 Gary Waterfield 92, 2 George Forbes 95, 3 Richard James 96, 4 Mick Hall 97, 5 Mike Hayles 98, 6 Mike Gulliford 98.
The Bagshaw Bowl stableford competition in aid of a Prostate Cancer charity is contested annually by Stoke Rochford seniors in memory of Dick Bagshaw who donated a magnificent trophy some years ago.
This year a total of more than £4,000 was collected from generous players in entry fees and a raffle, bringing the total raised in nine years to more than £5,000.
This year’s winner was Les Cooper with 39 points and runner-up was seniors’ captain Mike Nixon with 38 on countback.
Stoke Rochford 5
Radcliffe on Trent 3
Mike Nixon and Ken Taylor won 2&1, Graham Manton and John Wright won 1 up, Brian Ayto and Brian Keightley won 6&4, Stephen Major and Ray Beal won 1 up, Duncan Bennett and Don Werner lost 3&2, Roger Nicholls and Jim Price lost 5&4, Cliff Mills and John Batty lost 5&4, Malcolm Edwards and Mike Thornton won 2&1.
Belton Park 6½
Stoke Rochford 1½
Mike Nixon and Mike Dickinson lost 2&1, Graham Manton and Jim Price lost 2&1, Brian Ayto and Philip Varley halved, Eddie Plant and Tim Haward lost 2&1, Charles Scott and Eddie Malloy lost 2&1, Don Werner and Alan Jessop won 4&3, Ken Taylor and Brian Keightley lost 2&1, Mick Rance and Ray Elsome lost 4&3.
Sudbrook Moor’s October Saturday Medal was won with a scorecard of one under CSS, returned by a newcomer to the competition scene – Cameron Sunman – with his first Monthly Medal win.
Playing off a 21 handicap, he was cut to 19.8 on the day.
There was a countback for the overall win, with 15 handicap Paul Burrell four shots adrift on the back nine.
Four players shared the score of one over CSS, namely Andy Newman, Steve Davis, Keith Moore and Trevor Whatton, enjoying prizes in Categories 3 and 4.
Keith Maclachlan enjoyed the Best Gross prize as well as a net prize for fourth in Category 1 to 3. Michael Coupland and David Lee were fifth and sixth.
Best lady was Amanda Roberts, playing exactly to her handicap of 16, and Mags McArthur was second with a score of one over CSS.
The twoss sweep was shared by Paul Williamson, Phil Hall, Andy Newman, David Lee and Mags McArthur (2).
l A great scorecard of 41 points from Joan Doughty secured victory in the Tuesday ladies’ six-monthly Charity Stableford.
Joan’s card included a birdie two on hole number three and a front nine score of 24 points. Hnin Shein was second on 37 points, with Linda Whittaker (35) third on a back nine countback from Shirley Lane-Gilhespy.
Other good scores came from Norma Shelley 34, Joan Alton 33 and Chris Thompson 33. The nearest the pin challenge on the 16th was won by Amanda Roberts.